Agricola Punica Montessu 2018

$36.99

montessu-fronte-squaredA Sardinian Sassicaia in the making

This so-called “Sardinian Sassicaia” is made by the same people

who brought us the legendary Tuscan red wine. 

60% Carignano – 10% Cabernet Sauvignon 
10% Cabernet Franc – 10% Merlot – 10% Syrah

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Description

Agricola Punica Montessu IGT

Agricola Punica – website

Area: Sardegna/ Sardinia

Classification: Isola dei Nuraghi IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica)

Origins: Red wine from Carignano, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah grapes vinified individually from spurred cordon vines cultivated in Basso Sulcis region.

Soil Composition: Medium texture calcareous, clay and sandy soil.

Grapes: 60% Carignano – 10% Syrah – 10% Cabernet Sauvignon – 10% Cabernet F – 10% Merlot

Climate: Hot and dry in summer, temperate in winter.

Harvesting: In a normal year the grapes are harvested between the second half of September and the middle of October.

Vinification: The must is fermented with the skins at a temperature of between 25 and 30°C. It is periodically pumped over to facilitate the solubilization of the compounds present in the grapes. Malolactic fermentation confers roundness to the wine, which is then aged in French oak barrels(used) for approximately. 12 months.

Organoleptic characteristics:
Colour: deep ruby red.
Perfume: intensely fruity with a liquorice finish.
Taste: an elegant wine with a full mouth.

 

Additional information

bottle | case

Bottle, case -5% DISCOUNT-6 BOTTLES

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